Accounting "disabled/enabled" messages

David J. Weller-Fahy dave-lists-freebsd-questions at
Mon Sep 5 14:20:32 UTC 2011

* Dan Nelson <dnelson at> [2011-09-05 03:26 -0400]:
> Assuming you have accounting enabled in /etc/rc.conf, that's to be
> expected.  Accounting is enabled on boot, disabled on shutdown, and
> cycled twice during /var/account/acct rotation at 3am.  See
> /etc/rc.d/accounting and /etc/periodic/daily/310.accounting .

<smacks forehead> Thanks!  Apparently my digging in the source precluded
me from looking in the normal places one would look to find these things
out. ;)

Appreciate the nudge.

dave [ please don't CC me ]
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